Emotion vs Intellect - What's the difference?

emotion | intellect |


As nouns the difference between emotion and intellect

is that emotion is emotion while intellect is the faculty of thinking, judging, abstract reasoning, and conceptual understanding; the cognitive faculty (uncountable) .

emotion

English

Noun

(wikipedia emotion) (en noun)
  • A person's internal state of being and involuntary physiological response to an object or a situation, based on or tied to physical state and sensory data.
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  • A reaction by an non-human organism with behavioral and physiological elements similar to a person's response.
  • Derived terms

    * emotionable * emotional

    Synonyms

    * (sense, person's internal state of being) feeling, affect

    intellect

    English

    Noun

  • the faculty of thinking, judging, abstract reasoning, and conceptual understanding; the cognitive faculty (uncountable)
  • Intellect is one of man's greatest powers.
  • the capacity of that faculty (in a particular person) (uncountable)
  • They were chosen because of their outstanding intellect .
  • a person who has that faculty to a great degree
  • Some of the world's leading intellects were meeting there.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    See also

    * mind